Elegy on the death of Mr. Shenstone (Thomas Arne)

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General Information

Title: Elegy on the death of Mr. Shenstone
Composer: Thomas Arne
Lyricist: John Cunningham

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicings: ATTB or TTBB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1771 Warren's eighth collection
Description:  Cunningham's elegy was to William ShenstoneLink to the English Wikipedia article, poet and pioneer practitioner of landscape gardening.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Elegy on the death of Mr Shenstone.